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Skylarks Hidden Cafe

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1308 11th St Ste B, Bellingham, WA 98225-7081
+1 360-715-3642
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The fish and chips meal was grwat, minus the fries. The fries,are tolerable when dipped into this restaurant's good taating tartar sauce. The fish and cole slaw alone are amazing! This entree would improve if they substituted gluten free garlic bread for the fries, IMO. And if you've got a sweet tooth, the macadamia nut mousse is a must! Good... More 

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Thank Lancer F
Seattle, Washington
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180 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ate here again for the first time in nearly 15 years on a recent visit. Having once lived in Bellingham, Skylark's was at one point a favorite hidden gem for my friends and I to visit. However, these days the "Hidden Café" part is just a nod to what it once was. No longer hidden, it has nearly tripled... More 

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Thank dansonman22
Bellingham, Washington
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been a go to regular dining spot for many years. We love the place and always get a decent meal for very reasonable price. No fancy hoopla but clean, good service and a community winner

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Thank emilhecht
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went there with another couple who are new friends. All of us had a great time, getting to know each other, and having good food at the same time.

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Thank Ron B
New Westminster
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a reservation for 730 and when we showed up at 725 and gave our name, which was there written in ink in the book, we were told reservations were pushed back and we'd have to wait. There were two tables sitting empty but we were told they were for larger groups coming in. She wouldn't sit us at a... More 

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Thank Jan A
Don W, Owner at Skylarks Hidden Cafe, responded to this review

Jan, I am so very sorry! You are absolutely right. A reservation is a reservation. The host should have had your table ready. I have never heard of such a thing as "pushing reservations back". It certainly is not my company's policy. I have told my dining room manager to bring the host in for a meeting with him and... More 

Bellingham, Washington, USA
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food & a great place for a casual evening of drinks & jazz. Intimate location. Excellent location for a date night or a a Sunday meal with friends.

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Thank Martha1105
Colton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It's like stepping into another world- ambiance is cozy and relaxing. The food was great and the staff are very welcoming and do a great job!

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Thank Sharon S
Somewhere In Wa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is our traditional venue for Saint Patrick's Day when the offerings on hand include traditional Irish dishes like corned beef and cabbage. But this is a great place to go anytime, for lunch or dinner. In warmer weather, there is a nice outside terrace.

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Thank Therese R
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My sister-in-law and I went here for dessert and coffee to celebrate, and everything was excellent! They even had live music going on that night. John is always there with a smile and makes D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S cocktails and drinks. He made me a custom coffee drink called a Warm Angel with espresso, Frangelico, Kahlua and some other things. Fabulous! Also, their... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us stopped for breakfast on a busy weekday. We ordered a variety of egg and bready entrées. The wait staff was friendly, service was great and the food came in a reasonable time. Very filling offerings and we took away leftovers. The interior is a historic saloon like setting which is fun and enjoyable. It was a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 11th St Ste B, Bellingham, WA 98225-7081
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-715-3642

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?